Shinji Kagawa

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Shinji Kagawa
Kagawa Shinji, Japanese footballer 3.jpg
Personal information
Full name Shinji Kagawa
Date of birth (1989-03-17) March 17, 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Hyogo, Japan
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Manchester United
Number 26
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010
2010–2012
2012–
Cerezo Osaka
Borussia Dortmund
Manchester United
National team
2008– Japan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
In this Japanese name, the family name is Kagawa.

Shinji Kagawa (香川 真司, Kagawa Shinji, born March 17, 1989) is a Japanese professional athlete. He is best known as an Association football or soccer player. He has played for the Japanese national team.[1]

In 2012, Manchester United paid £13million to add Kagawa to the team during the pre-season tour of South Africa and China.[2] So many people trust he will play more better from now on.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
2006 Cerezo Osaka[1] J. League 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 J. League 2 35 5 1 2 - 36 7
2008 35 16 0 0 - 35 16
2009 44 27 0 0 - 44 27
2010 J. League 1
Germany League Cup League Cup Total
2011 Borussia Dortmund[1]
2012
United Kingdom League Cup League Cup Total
2013 Manchester United[1]
Country Japan 114 48 1 2 0 0 115 50
Total 114 48 1 2 0 0 115 50

International career statistics[change | change source]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2008 6 1
2009 4 1
2010 7 1
2011 11 6
2012
Total 28 9

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 NationalFootballTeams.com, Kagawa, Shinji; retrieved 2012-7-2.
  2. "Fergie will parade new boys Kagawa and Powell on tour... but Rooney to stay at home," Daily Mail (UK). June 29, 2012; retrieved 2012-7-2.

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